John Vena Inc. loses senior buyer

by Tad Thompson | April 08, 2010
John Hickey, a senior buyer at John Vena Inc. located on the Philadelphia Regional Produce Terminal, resigned from the company, according to John Vena, president of the company.

"Effective immediately, Mr. Hickey is no longer connected to the firm," a March 26 press release announced.

"John Hickey was instrumental in creating new product lines and further developing some existing products, Mr. Vena told The Produce News April 5. "John has an intuitive feel for produce and is highly focused on his customer's best interests. I wish him all the best in the future."

Mr. Vena said that Mr. Hickey is leaving the firm to "take a different direction in the industry."